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HLN
Nov 6, 2009 3:00am EST
voice. we are under a vote right now. this is what we used. the biggest voice in the united states is the voice of the american people. i was reading in the journals . . that is the wife of our second president. our second president, john adams. abigail adams wrote in her journals and diaries, and very personal insight. she said, after all we have done. after all that has happened. i wonder if generations on born will ever know what was done for them. at the sacrifice, the toyo, -- toil, treasure, heartache, what was spent to secure liberty and freedom. the fathers knew the cost. you literally stand with us on how aground. this is hallowed ground of freedom. that freedom was purchased at an incalculable price that others of us cannot truly comprehend. for 233 years, every generation that has come before has faithfully handed the baton of freedom to the next generation. so now, we are that privileged generation. privileged to be here today. privileged as you stand here in place for other freedom loving americans all over the country today. they would give anything to be where you are.
HLN
Nov 12, 2009 1:00am EST
that i present to our commander in chief, the president of the united states of america. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you so much. please be seated. thank you, secretary shinseki, for the generous introduction. more importantly, the extraordinary bravery with which you served as both on and off the battlefield. i want to thank our standing vice-president, joe biden and his wonderful wife for being here today. we want to thank them for their sons service as well. we are glad he just got back from iraq. we want to say a special word of thanks to brigadier-general carl horst, the commander of the military district of washington for a lifetime cost -- of distinguished service to our nation. to the president of the paralyzed veterans of america, thank you for being here and to all of the veterans service associations for their extraordinary work day in, day out on behalf of our nation's heroes. to members of our armed forces into veterans who are here today, i am deeply honored and humbled to spend a veterans day with you in this sacred place. for generations -- where gener
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 8:00pm EST
important, with the continued support of the united states, peace can become a reality. [applause] we can surprise a skeptical world. achieving peace is a great challenge facing israel. at the un in september, i spoke of another great challenge. preventing iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. the iranian regime tyrannizes its people, sponsors and supplies terrorists and openly pledges to wipe israel off the map. just imagine how much more dangerous this regime would be it had atomic bombs. the responsible members of the international community must unite to prevent this grave threat to the pace of the entire world. i support president obama's continued efforts towards these ends. i appreciate the firm position taken by the leading european governments. we must not succumb to the iranian regime's cutting into its to see. we must stand together to stop tehran from realizing its nuclear ambitions. in addition to achieving peace, and to preventing a nuclear iran, there is a third momentous challenge before us. reducing the world's dependence on oil. this would help clean
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 8:00pm EST
bless our soldiers, families and the united states of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from across the country, secretary of the army general, and iraq -- admiral and mrs. mike mullen, families and friends, it is a tradition in one of our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah out when they are eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read -- then i heard the voice of the lord saying, whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said, here and my. send me. -- her ae am i. this gives voice to every spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is the spirit we saw in the 13 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believed in the values this country stands for and men and women who willingly served those ideals. newlyweds, single moms, emigrants, teenagers
HLN
Nov 5, 2009 10:00pm EST
hawg says, the president of the united states, you can have whatever you like as long as the boss approves it. as long as the boss approves it. let me just conclude by saying, the people that came up here today had a prescription for america. and they told us and i had one in my pocket and i didn't have chance to share it with them, but here's my prescription, 10 prescriptions, indeed, for a healthy america, no government-run health care plan, no cuts to seniors' care, no new deficit spending, the president promised that. no new taxes. that's in the republican bill. no rationing of care. the seniors don't want to get thrown under the bus. but they will under 3962. no individual or employer mandate. that's unconstitutional to force people, to force them, we want taupe courage them, we want to lower the prices as the republican bill does, so they can get health insurance but in a voluntary way and we don't want to have taxpayer-funded coverage for illegal immigrants and we -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. gingrey: mr. speaker, thank you for your pati
HLN
Nov 13, 2009 10:00pm EST
on in both the united states and in cuba. and firstly perhaps i could advise you with respect to the habeas corpus memorandum. we have an order from mr. khadr's habeas corpus judge a u.s. district court in d.c. this is something we should have put in your book of authorities but neglected to. as this order indicates that habeas proceeding has been stayed so it is not advancing at the present time. and as you can see from the terms of this order it has essentially been stayed pending the outcome of the military commission prosecution and also the appeals that would follow such a prosecution. >> so it's suspended rather than stayed? >> well, the order is stayed but, i suppose, it could be suspended. but mr. khadr is not able to advance that application at the present time because of the existence of the prosecution. now, what happened after that is the prosecution was moving ahead more or less when we received the executive order from president obama, which is at tab 3 of our condensed book. this was signed just a couple days after president obama's nothing else. -- inauguration. there
HLN
Nov 13, 2009 1:00am EST
immunization coverage rate in the united states. -- we also have a very high immunization coverage rate in the united states. as you mentioned, there are many to wonder about the safety of the vaccine. what we say over and over again is what we know. we know that these vaccines are being made exactly the same way as the seasonal flu vaccine. in the u.s., about 100 million people get the seasonal flu vaccine every year and have a good safety track record. not every form of prevention is promised to be 100% safe, so we have a monitoring system to be ready if there are problems and we find quickly and take action. i think the most important thing for consumers here and in france is that we are as transparent as possible. i could say we are really committed to that. the question from the phone? >> thank you for taking my question. the cdc editorial talks about these numbers that have been reported from august 31 through the end of october and talks about flu activity being substantially above historic levels since record-keeping began. could you put this in perspective? what did the hi
HLN
Nov 16, 2009 10:00pm EST
recovery. we see early evidence of their recovery. real gdp in the united states rose an estimated 3.5% at an annual rate in the fourth quarter following four consecutive quarters of decline. most forecasters anticipate another moderate gain in the fourth quarter. had the economy falls in 2010 and beyond, it is less certain. on the one hand, those who see future weakness or even a relapse into the recession next year point out that some of the sources of the recent pickup including a reduced pace of inventory liquidation and limited time policies such as the cash for clunkers program are likely to provide only temporary support to the economy. on the other hand, those who are more optimistic point to indications of more fundamental improvements including strengthening the consumer spending outside of autos, a nation recovery at home construction, continued stabilization and financial conditions and stronger growth abroad. my own view is the recent pickup reflects more than purely temporary factors and their continued growth next year is likely. however, some important headwinds suc
HLN
Nov 15, 2009 8:00pm EST
stewart. joe is say former secretary of the united states senate. he was a longtime friend and associate of senator byrd and many other senators. >> are the people here paid for by the foundation? yes, we are not on the federal payroll. we are not on the university peril. >> who determined that senator byrd wouldn't get the money to create a senate -- a center like this? >> -- would get the money to create a center like this? >> we started this about six years ago. the group is called the association of centers for the study of congress. there are 40 members and a number of other members of our part of the organization. the word -- but would include the alberts center. he was a speaker in the 1950's and '60's. >> when you were historian, who was the speaker? >> i served under tip o'neill, jim white and tom foley. i was hired by speaker neil in 1983. >> the carl albert center is in norman, oklahoma. >> they collect not only oklahoma collections but 40 or 50 other congressional collections. some of the newer ones are the howard baker center at the university of tennessee in knoxville that
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 1:00am EST
supported by the men and women serving here in the united states or the u.s. army command and insubordinate commands, the u.s. army contract to command -- insubordinate commands. -- and thus the botnet commands, the u.s. army contract command. -- the army commands. an understanding of what we in the army are doing to correct shortcomings in logcap that have been uncovered by internal and external supporting agencies, the aaa, the dodig and dcaa.xd again, i thank you for your continued interest in logcap and to continue the contracting process, and i invite any questions that you may have about these important topics. thank you.ñ >> thank you, mr. thompson. and mr. solis. >> chairman thibault, appreciate the opportunity to be here today to discuss issues the u.s. and iraq have some kind a security agreement for the drawdown, and there is a phased plan to achieve complete withdrawal of u.s. forces by the end of 2011. the drawdown effort has already begun. it is however one of several tasks u.s. forces in iraq are conducting and currently and continuously evolving during a perio
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 3:00am EST
united states. you technically don't have the authority to demand the cell phone number of the contractor in your office. the privacy act all must be considered. what spot will do in thefáxd fu. we're building this airplane as we're flying it. what spot does in the feature is if we have it in lace and we start the entire process off, people are preregistering it, the database that you can use to help populate the other way. you can go to whatever security system they choose to use and populate that system. conversely, the cac card for u.s. government employees and contractors could end up being that security card in the future. in fact, that was the vision around 2007 and 2008 which we have not achieved, but the fundamental thing inside of both iraq and afghanistan is the requirement for security on the installations and access pre-dated the development of my office or spot and in 2004, roughly, both vase and vats were developed for the two theaters. i've argued, why do we have two? i've never gotten a good i've never gotten a good solution to @@@@@@@@ @ @ r h rd said there on
HLN
Nov 8, 2009 3:00am EST
have benefited from this innovation, this innovation right here in the united states. innovation that will be stifled by the pelosi health care bill. there's another way. we can do better. house republicans have solutions that will lower costs by creating real choice in competition. we'll help those with pre-existing conditions to get meaningful health care coverage. we'll preserve u.s. leadership in medical innovations and education. and we'll reduce frivolous lawsuits in medicine that needlessly drive up the cost for families. as a heart surgeon, i know that we can achieve real health care reforms to bring down costs, but the democrats' current bill only lead to higher costs for millions of americans and destroy what's currently working in our system. there's a better way. there's a different way. there's a way to lower health care costs, help more people achieve a high quality doctor-patient relationship in this country and improve health care for all americans. vote down this bill and support the republican plan and yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from loui
HLN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
. marc? very little time. >> very little time. we do not have kidnapping for ransom in the united states. when somebody reports a kidnapping, it takes resources way from other situations. it creates a cry wolf scenario if this is not real. >>> tonight, let's stop to remember kyle vandegiesen. he was killed in afghanistan one week before he was to come home. he leaves behind parents ruth and calvin, two brothers, a sister, wife megan, daughter avery and baby son, colin. an american hero. our biggest thank you to you. see you tomorrow night, 8:00 p.m. sharp, eastern. nan nancy, thanks for the opportunity. until then, have a great night. >>> coming up on "the joy behar show," a controversial billboard compares obama to a terrorist. >>> then, new trois not the only things coming out at christmas. we'll discuss what happens when gays decide to spend the holidays with their families. >>> from out to outspoken, judge judy joins me in the studio. q
HLN
Nov 29, 2009 10:00pm EST
with everybody throughout the united states. you look at somebody and say i love you, you trust them. i'm telling you, everybody watching us right now, don't think this can't happen to you. not to the magnitude of what you see happening with jon and kate, but you have got to know where your money is. you have to have separate accounts. you have to an understanding so this can never happen to you because jon can be anybody that you know, believe it or not. >> okay, we're taking your calls live. but first take a look at what kate had to say on nbc "today." >> the last thing i wanted was to do this show and being able not being able to pay my bills. so i put money aside, willingly split it with him when we had our meetings. so he took the $50,000 and did whatever with it, i paid bills with my $50,000, and once the court arbitrator stepped in, i felt like the money -- i had to put it back. i didn't feel like it would be safe, to be honest. >> straight to the lines, to brenda in utah. hi, brenda. >> caller: thank you for taking my call. >> thank you for calling in, dear. what's your
HLN
Nov 6, 2009 10:00pm EST
president's own council of economic advisors. mr. speaker, in 2008 health care spending in the united states reached 2.-- $2.4 trillion. and was projected to reach $3.1 trillion in 2012 and $4.3 trillion by 2016. health care spending is 4.3 times amount we spend on national defense. and now the congressional budget office has testified before congress that the democrat health care plan will actually increase that already sky high halt care spending. only weeks to go, mr. speaker, -- weeks ago, mr. speaker, president obama promised a joint session of congress and the american people that he would, quote, not sign health care legislation if it adds one dime to the deficit now or in the future, unquote. but unfortunately, mr. speaker, that is one of the many promises that will unequivocally be broken by the pelosi health care plan. adding in the more than $200 billion cost of the unfunded companion doc fix bill, h.r. 3961rks the health care reform agenda proposed by liberal pelosi democrats totals more than $1.5 trillion. nearly double president obama's stated figure. mr. speaker, that unequivocally br
HLN
Nov 20, 2009 1:00am EST
tag in excess of $1.3 trillion. the president of the united states just said in china, quote, if we keep adding to the debt, even in the midst of this recovery, people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy. close quote. maybe it helped that the president said that in america instead of china. maybe his party would get the message. two days ago we learned the national debt just pushed past $12 trillion. that means every man, woman, and child in this country bears the burden of more than $38,000 in federal government debt. october alone the deficit reached $176.4 billion and now comes one more deficit spending bill to facilitate passage of a government takeover of health care. under the guise of helping doctors and seniors, this will cost taxpayers in future generations, $200 billion. it all goes straight to deficits and debt. one analysis by the heritage foundation estimates the cost of this bill over 75 years, nearly $2 trillion. medicare premiums are estimated to increase by $50 billion. there seems to be no level of debt that washington democrats are not willing to pile on fea
HLN
Nov 18, 2009 1:00am EST
vaccines in the united states. >> yes. >> i think it is just a really, really great point. i might want to make a clarification first. that, you know, early on, we learned, it was actually the australian government that was experiencing the really severe first wave that said australians first. and as soon as we knew that, we were able to say to the american public, we will have a lot fewer doses early on than we thought because of that. that said, i think that barta is in year three of five-year strategic plan to modernize vaccine manufacturing, and we have done a lot of retro fitting of facilities to be ready for this one. a new cell-based manufacturing facility is going to open, a & of us are going to the ribbon cutting next week for a new novartis facility to start making the vaccine in 2011 and that is only going to get us to hatch of the required doses we need to surge. that said, i don't think that cell-based vaccines are the end game, because they require virus to grow. so we want to go ahead and make a mid course revision to the five-year strategic plan to think about more moder
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 8:00pm EST
the chief" playing] >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain standing for the procession of our nation's colors and those of our veterans service organizations and the united states air force concert band plays the -- plays the "national emblem march". ♪ ♪ ♪ [the "national emblem march" playing] ♪ >> please remain standing for the prayer for all veterans delivered by chaplain keith etheridge, director of the department of veterans affairs chaplain service. >> please join me in prayer. eternal god, another year has passed and once again we get there before you in this sacred amphitheater to pray and honor american veterans. as we gather here, we see new faces of family members still grieving the loss of loved ones who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of freedom. we pray for them and for all veterans and their families who gather in ceremonies large and small at this hour to honor the living and the dead who have served in our armed forces. we especially pray for our soldiers set fort hood and for th
HLN
Nov 18, 2009 8:00pm EST
enrichment of the rulers. . but we're unique here in the united states of america. madam speaker, we're a unique people and, yes, we are the progeny of western europe and we're the progeny that came from primarily western european stock and at the time that we received the best that western europe had to offer, we also received a fundamental christian faith as the core of our moral values. and this is a judeo-christian nation, madam speaker. the core of our moral values is embodied within the culture. whether people of whatever church people go to or whether they go to church, wherever they worship or whether they worship, we still have the american people as a culture who understand christian values and christian principles, the judeo-christian values that are timeless. and so i would illustrate that, madam speaker, in this way. that when -- an example would be this, let's just say if an honorable man from texas were to pull into his driveway and his neighbor's dog had gotten loose and ran underneath the tire of his car and if he killed -- if you're in texas or iowa or most of the places
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 10:00pm EST
member of a team that would bring about a new energy frontier for the united states of america and that we would be partners with the rest of our agencies in bringing about a solution for the realities of climate change in which we face. in the last nine months, our team has worked closely with members of the white house and with congress as we move forward with that agenda. you will hear much more about this. i see our department as being the energy suppliers for the united states of america. we produce about 30% of the natural gas in the united states. we produced about 40% of the coal that we use here in america. . . ls which this department has had responsibility for overseeing its production from the public lands we also have opened up a new chapter for america in the department of interior. and that's our efforts to send up renewable energy and really to engage in the energy revolution that we see spreading across the united states of america. and so the efforts you'll hear about today are about how we are capturing the wind from the high plains and from the deserts in arizon
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00am EST
peace that has united the vast majority of israelis. in this edition of two states for two peoples, the palestinian state would recognize the jewish state. what do i mean by the jewish state? it is a state in which all individuals and all minorities had equal individual rights, yet our national symbols, our language, our culture spring from the heritage of the jewish people. and most importantly, and if you -- any jew from anywhere in the world has the right to emigrate to israel and become a citizen. [applause] i want to make it clear, any jew of any denomination will always have a right to to come home to the jewish state. [applause] religious pluralism and tolerance will always died by policy. -- guide my policy. what is the jewish state means to the palestinians? it means that they must recognize that the fantasy of flooding israel with refugees is gone. they gave up and exclaims and that they declare unequivocally that the conflict is finally over. [applause] yet even after we achieve this peace treaty, we have to be honest and recognize that it may take years for the spirit of pea
HLN
Nov 7, 2009 3:00am EST
be the united states treasury. we're going to be risking more debt to enact this -- to enact this proposal. so the amendment would prohibit the united states treasury from being used as a means for capital reserve funds. the amendment also clarifies that the public plan would need to seek investments or use premiums to create a capital reserve fund similar to that which is required of other health plans. allowing the united states treasury to be the ultimate backstop will encourage -- would encourage the plan to act recklessly. we've already seen what happens when this is applied. while this bill prohibits bailouts of the public plan using the treasury has a promise of government backing is indirectly, we're allowing such. the public plan can still use the faith and credit of the united states to stabilize their risk. if it's good enough for business, it's good enough for insurers. even casinos, it should be good enough for the public plan. shouldn't they play by the same rules as everyone else. it is committed to a public plan that competes on a fair and level playing field. it c
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 10:00pm EST
my 11 years in the united states senate. many people believe that this generation of americans will be the first whose standard of living is less than those before them. our failure to act now will guarantee that they're right. thank you, mr. chairman. >>> thank you senator voinovich. i i'm told that the senate's >> a staffer will command it to coordinate the moment of silence. senator feinstein, we are delighted you are here. appreciate the leadership you have provided. you were an early advocate of a special process, working with the former distinguished chairman of this committee. now you're working with senator cornyn. we appreciate your willingness to testify. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman, and a ranking member gregg, senator reed order, and senator sessions. i thank you for those comments -- senator -- -- senator warner. this was introduced in february 2007 and senator cornyn and ivory -- i read introduced the bill this year. perhaps because i am a mayor, i tend to look at things in terms of what is actually spent and so i always had become a critical criteria for me. o
HLN
Nov 13, 2009 8:00pm EST
posed by this case. these detainees will not be transferred to the united states for prosecution until all legal requirements are satisfied, including those in recent legislation requiring a 45-day notice and report to the congress. i have already spoken this morning to governor paterson and to mayor bloomberg and they are committed to working closely to ensure that all security and related concerns are properly addressed. i have every confidence that we can safely hold these trials in new york as we have so many previous terrorist trials. for the many americans who lost friends and relatives in the attacks of september 11, 2001 and on the uss cole, nothing can bring back those loved ones. but they deserve the opportunity to see the alleged plotters of those attacks held accountable in open court, an opportunity that has too long been delayed. today's announcement marks a significant step forward in our efforts to close guantanamo and to bring to justice those individuals who have conspired to attack our nation and our interests abroad. for over two hundred years, our nation has
HLN
Nov 8, 2009 10:00pm EST
energy here in the united states, us not depending on our oil anymore. when exxon just secured those oil fields there, and i will listen to the comment, thank you. guest: again, this is another good question. don't yell at exxon, they are in the business and they have to find energy, oil supplies to bring into the united states to meet our demand. but we will never be free to make political decisions about whether we get involved in wars. so many of those are involved of energy, and in the middle east, and it's an underlying issue of risking our oil supply. what we have do as a country is uptempo our sources of energy. boone pickens talks about natural gas, and there is the shales that can help, and we have to run more energy like biodiesel, we have to free ourselves from that, then we will no longer have to make decisions to to go to war or who to support based on energy needs. we should produce our own energy. we can do it, it's interesting in the last 30 years we have gone from importing 35% of our energy needs to 65%. we have to reverse that trend, and what we get for that is not onl
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 10:00pm EST
michigan points out, we do have another document here and that is the united states constitution and i think the most dramatic contrast is when you take speaker pelosi's approach to health care, 20 pounds by the way and i have carried this around to know it is about 20 pounds of paper and you take the u.s. constitution and contrast it to this massive document of 1,990 pages and this is the founding document of our country. we don't need a government takeover of health care, we need to fix the problems that are broke. we don't need to break the things that are great in this country. we need to continue this debate and encourage the american people to stay engaged because the american people want the problems fixed, but they don't want the government that couldn't even run a cash for clunkers program properly to be taking over their health care and interfere in their relationship with their doctor. . mr. broun: frankly if you look at that document, the small one you just dropped down, the constitution of the united states, you won't find any constitutional authority in that document. non
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 1:00am EST
% other critical infrastructure of the united states is in private, privately owned. so we can do this effectively unless we both the private sector from the beginning. in designing the exercises. i agree with you on the first. it is a goal. as i said we have made tremendous progress and cooperation. i think part of what's been going on here organizationally in the past is turf, turf protection. and i think after perhaps after the devastation of 9/11, it is not perfect, this is how organizations function, but each of the component organizations have not only been driven together by statute or an executive leadership, i think they've reached the sensible conclusion that we better be working with each other because if a tragedy occurs and some, no, congressional committee or commission comes back after word and says the problem was that we didn't cooperate, it it becomes sort of a positive cya approach. so the broader we can make it the safer we will be. i can't stress enough to the extent to which the success we've had in somewhat breaking some of the terrorist plots against us has been
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 8:00pm EST
here in the united states. but i can't allow some of the comments that i just heard go without challenge. i heard it said we have only been given 72 hours to read the bill. i think, mr. speaker, you remember back at the end of july, there was a push to try to vote on the health care plan. i, along with you and many others, suggested that the american people have time, that they have time to read the health care bill, that we have time to digest this. we had town hall meetings and i have had more than 100 town hall meetings. we have had far more than 72 hours. they said we need 72 hours for this particular bill. so the bill itself, which is simply a modification of bills that we have been discussing, that we have been hearing in committee, bills that we have been meeting on for months, was introduced on friday. i put it on my website and many people put on their website. there has been plenty of time. so if you want to oppose health care, then obviously that is up to you to oppose health care. but let's not hide behind this thing about 72 hours. we have had months to discuss thi
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 10:00pm EST
question, what is the economic system of the united states? backside, free enterprise capitalism. i'd like to see if many of those in the administration today could actually pass that test. i'm convinced they don't believe in it. this is about freedom and we need to gather here in this capitol building on thursday at noon, at the building, around the building, around the grounds, in the congressional offices, the call needs to go out to everybody in america. they he always say, for two months they've said, what can i do? the answer is, come to this city, help us all out. the gentleman from missouri. mr. akin: there are different levels of threats that we run into in congress. you're an expert on the intelligence community, you take a look at -- in the midwest you have these big towering cumulus that come across in june and july and you say, is this something that's dangerous or whatever it is? and you take a look. you know, do we have threats from terrorists, is that a problem? is north korea a problem? we sort of weigh these things. and i'd have to say that so many people back in my
HLN
Oct 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
united states. so after a time, a number of years, he began to see the document as a hope and you wonder, am i being consistent? if i am not being consistent, there is not anything to prevent me from doing what i want. everyone will have something different what they want and we will have chaos. so there is a different pattern. you begin to see things as a whole. looking back, i think, yes, there are certain principles or purchase or ways that a judge will have of approaching certain problems. >> there is a lot to be setup with the approach. one of my favorite cartoons is two justices in robes coming off the bench, and one says what i really get a kick of is taking the law into my own hands. [laughter] >> the court decided four years ago when it ruled on the death penalty being unconstitutional for juvenile under the age of 18. justice scalia, why do you think it is wrong? >> because i think what the ban and in 1791 when it was adopted, it means today. for example, why not say that the death penalty is unconstitutional apply to everybody, not just people under 18? what stops you f
HLN
Nov 1, 2009 2:00am EST
over time we have a steady diet of cases involving the constitution of the united states. so over a period of time, you begin to see the document as a whole, and then you wonder with that experience just what justice scalia said -- am i being consistent? if i'm not being consistent, there is nothing to prevent me from doing what i want and everybody will have something differ that he wants and then there will be chaos. is there a consistent pattern here. are you being the same in this case as you were in the last one? then looking back, i think you find, yes, there are certain principles or certain approaches or certain ways that a judge will have of approaching similar problems, and i think that is fair to call that judicial philosophy. >> one of my favorite judicial cartoons is these two justices in robes coming off the bench and one is saying to the other, yes, i like to do justice in the case, but what i really get a kick out of is taking the law into my own hands. [laughing] >> the court ruled that the death penalty for juvenile offenders, people who commit crimes before the ag
HLN
Nov 5, 2009 1:00am EST
generate more income for the united states economy than the entire agricultural sector. the evidence is readily observable that carl is dying at an increasing rate, reducing substantially a development area for plankton which provides much of the nutrition that fish and sea life gets. every day we waste, today when it gets harder for our children and grandchildren to breathe, a day when even more young people are diagnosed with asthma and every day we waste, america risks ceding leadership and our future. we look at china. that country is already investing ten times more of its gross domestic product on clean energy than is the united states and yet the republicans on this committee have chosen to tread water when the floods are rushing over us. they say they don't like the process, but the truth is they don't like the facts. they don't want to deal with the issue and they recent the fact that we are making progress, good progress and certified by lots of scientific evidence and people of outstanding credibility. they say they want another epa analysis, but no matter how many times e
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Nov 15, 2009 1:00am EST
today. may god continue to bless the united states of america. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> up next on c-span, remarks by the founder of the fast-food restaurant chain chick-fil-a on the success of this company and how it has continued to grow. it then, examining the constitutionality of life in prison sentences for juveniles. following that, the canadian court hears a case of a citizen detained at guantanamo bay after being accused of killing a soldier in afghanistan. the u.s. house is back in session tomorrow at 2:00 eastern with legislative business. roll-call votes after 6:30. live coverage is on c-span. the senate also returns tomorrow, continuing work on it this year 2010 spending of the veterans department and military construction. and majority leader harry leader has said the senate may begin the health care debate later in the week. the senate will gavel at 2:00 p.m. eastern. live coverage on c-span2. >> monday on the communicators, what to watch for and iin emerg. -- tech trans.
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Nov 1, 2009 8:00pm EST
bring in all together in a year. >> it is two-thirds of all the newspapers in the united states and bring him. >> -- united states bring ain. talking about sergey brin and larry page, it's still a tourist request -- its silver stick -- was that you? >> nat is from me. >>-- that is from me. it is kind of like a woodstock retreat in the desert and it is in late august and people from all over the world come to it. some bring music some bring drugs. it is a communal experience for a week. -- some bring music and some bring drugs. it is a communal experience for a week and they always went and loved it and loved that sense of liberation that was represented. one of the reasons they were attracted to eric schmidt and convinced he was not a suit was that he also went. >> would you ever go? >> no. >> why not? >> i have no interest in doing that. bohemian grove are a bunch of people who walk around and use open urinals and who knows what else they do. it is not something that interests me. i am not interested in going around hugging people. >> what kind of people go to burning man? >> bohem
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Nov 4, 2009 8:00pm EST
limit the availability of vaccines and not just for the united states but for the world. the number of doses that had been produced continues to grow steadily. as of today, states have available 32.3 million doses ordered. morris certainly expected by the end of the week. -- more is certainly expected by the end of the week. we talked with the manufacturers every week and every day. we conduct site visits to our manufacturing partners to look at what is going on and talk about working together. we just completed another round of those site visits and we monitor the progress of every single lot of vaccine produced, working to see if we can make a better were possible. last week secretary sebelius and i spoke directly with the ceo's of each of the manufacturing companies, seeking to identify opportunities to work together to see the box of -- speed the delivery of vaccine for it while delays are frustrating, they reinforce the need to address our country's domestic manufacturing capacity, using new, faster, and more dependable technologies. and we need to do this as soon as we can. antiv
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Nov 6, 2009 8:00pm EST
weave when we practice to deceive. . now, we had the president of of -- of the united states come here to this chamber, spoke from that podium there, he made the statement that there would be no abortion funded in the health care bill. and apparently there are other ways that this will be done or can be done and page 110 of the health care bill we're supposed to vote on tomorrow, subsection capital b and the subsection is entitled, abortions for which public funding is allowed. the services described in this subparagraph are abortions for which the expenditure of federal funds appropriated for the department of health and human services is permitted. we're hearing that tonight, we're being hold over here, which -- being held over here, which is fine, i don't mind going the weekend, the rest of the month, whatever, it's the job, it's fine by me. i think america is safer when we're not in session, but that's fine. but we're told, we're hearing that supposedly we're in session because you have people browbeating democratic members who have taken the staunch position, and i think the
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Nov 18, 2009 3:00am EST
years, how many of the suicides occurred in theater versus in the united states? >> i would have to double check. it is less than one-third in theater. the numbers are a little bit down in theater this year. we can provide you those numbers. >> do you have the numbers of suicides that you mentioned at campbell stored and scofield? do you have that breakdown and can you say, you said you are concerned about substance abuse. and getting enough health care and substance abuse counselors. does that substance abuse include prescription medication? >> we are looking hard at that. >> can you tell us about the substance abuse? >> the normal substance abuse, the fact that there are prescription drugs and there are more prescription drugs being used today for behavioral health issues means there are more out there. some people are using them as prescribed and other people are getting hold of them and not using them as prescribed. i think although i have no numbers i can give you, the incidence of alcohol abuse is up at post camps and stations. all these areas concern me. we have looked at it
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Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
. listen, we do not have kidnapping for ransom in the united states. when somebody reports a kidnapping it takes resources away from other kinds of situations. and then finally, it creates a "cry wolf" scenario if, indeed, it's a false kidnapping and the it will desensitize people to the real thing. >>> let's stop to remember marine captain kyle vandergiesen, killed in afghanistan, one week before he was due home. a marine helicopter pilot. he loved playing football and was the star quarterback of his high school team. he believes hind his parents, two brothers, a sister, wife, megan, daughter and baby son. kyle vandergeisen, an american hero. our biggest thank you to you for being with us and inviting us into your homes. see you tomorrow night, 8:00 p.m., until then, everybody, have a great night! >>> i'm brook and son. here's what's coming up on "showbiz tonight." adam outraged. dramatic new developments over adam lambert's sexually charged shocker at the american must sick awards. abc strikes back and takes drastic action against adam. >>> kate gosselin speaks out about th
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Nov 14, 2009 8:00pm EST
hollywood actor will ever be elected president of the united states. [laughter] jack loved to play tennis and we played frequently. he was tenacious as a pit bull. after a long point he would scott down as though he was exhausted. his opponent would pay dearly. jack would unleash his forehand drive that was virtually unreturnable. he would then get into position for the next point without any acknowledgement and he suckered you. he really liked to win. it was not beneath his dignity to manipulate the circumstances. one winter when we were vacationing, schack introduced -- jack introduced me to a painkiller. i drank two and jack had three. he then proposed a tennis match. the courts were hugs and my ability to move was in question. -- the courts were hot. my ability to move was in question. i was probably a slightly stronger player. i accepted the invitation. it was only when he hit the ball to make that i discovered how difficult it was to sort out which of the three balls coming at me was the one i should hit. [laughter] jack kept score skillfully. it was 6-2. we did not play a second se
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Nov 7, 2009 1:00am EST
thags would have to come in from all over the united states. and our schedule is -- will be formed around that. and they're building the schedule around his schedule, i take it as far as the services go? >> we have communicated with the department of defense that our schedule is built around the families that suffered trammingic losses yesterday. >> so if they would delay it from tuesday or wednesday, he could end up changing his schedule on the asia trip? >> we anticipate him going to asia. we anti-- we will go to a metorial service. i hate to get sboot hypotheticals. >> but you're not ruelinging the possibly of changes the departure. >> i prepare to talk about the schedule when we have a better sense of its formation. >> can you give us a sense what the president is doing with regard to' hood? what can a president do? >> obviously, the president is receiving briefings from john brennan. it was expanded to include a fairly lengthy briefing from secretary gates. director mueller from the f.b.i., there was a meeting last evening in the oval office with that same group of peep. again
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Nov 1, 2009 1:00am EDT
to defend the constitution of the united states. i have been violating that what i saw congress being light into this war, as did all those other german -- lied into this war, as did all these other gentlemen. i will come to the fact, as did matthew hoh, that the constitution superseded all of those other loyalties, and that is what i told the truth. i get the documents, tiff them first to senator fulbright's -- gave them first to senator fulbright. he did not put them out, because he was afraid of political retaliation from the administration. after two more innovations, cambodia and -- two more innovations, cambodia and laos, the effort was widening. as it is widening now. someone in my position my advice is don't wait until the war has started. if you have the documents and notes that we have gone in the wrong direction, consider going to congress, but also to the press. in the beginning, that is what i should have done but i should not have -- that is what i should have done. i should not have waited a year and a half before going to "the new york times." i say to people to do wha
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Oct 31, 2009 8:00pm EDT
. >> members of the united states house of representatives. the united states senate, the senate majority leader, the speaker of the house, the honorable edward brooke, and the president of the united states. [applause] [applause] [applause] [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, majority leader of the united states senate, the honorable harry reid. [applause] >> everyone, please be seated. november 6, 1962, was a special day for president john kennedy. it was a day his brother ted won his old seat in the united states senate. the seat he would hold for the next 46 years, until just two months ago. a seat from which he would greatly improve the lives of his fellow americans. but on that election night, president kennedy took particular notice of another result from that same ballot in massachusetts. the people of the president's home state had elected edward brooke to be its attorney general, making him the first african-american to hold statewide office in massachusetts and the first african-american to serve as any state's attorney general. president john kennedy exclaimed, and i
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Nov 19, 2009 10:00pm EST
violence are taking place in the united states. one year ago, the department of homeland security issued a warning lead to an al qaeda plot against a railroad and commuter network. it linked to a new yorker who radicalized the violence around new york city before travelling to pakistan to seek out an opportunity to court is a paid in violent issue had -- violent jihad. four men were outside a community center in riverdale. they were radicalized in the united states. july 2009, seven men were arrested by authorities in north carolina. they possess weapons and 27,000 rounds of ammunition with plans to attack the marine base in virginia. they were inspired by al qaeda and radicalize in the united states. this past september, a man was arrested as part of an al qaeda conspiracy to attack locations in new york city with hydrogen peroxide based explosives. it was one of the most serious plot sense of 9/11. he lived in the united stated during his formative years before departing for pakistan. later that same september, a 21- year-old from new york's was indicted for conspiracy to commit
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Nov 16, 2009 8:00pm EST
serving at any time. there are 17 women serving in the united states senate and 74 women serving in the united states house of representatives. of those congresswomen currently serving, 14 are currently members of the c.b.c. since the first representative of color, patsy minching of hawaii won election in 1964, a total 39 women of color have served. 30 of these women were elected after 1990. and a total of 38 have served in the house of representatives where carol mostly brown of illinois is the only women to serve from 1993 to 1999. the first african-american was sharle chisholm. and there are some states who have never elected a woman to congress, delaware, iowa, mississippi and vermont and i look forward to having women from those states join us at some point, madam speaker. there are historic number of women currently serving in congress, including the first woman speaker of the house, nancy pelosi, who was elected speaker in 2007. the 111th congress understands that our nation's laws must include and respond to all our citizens, including women. women in the workforce, we addre
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Nov 14, 2009 10:00pm EST
the united states of america. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] >> still to come, a discussion on attorney general eric holder's announcement to hold civilian trial support 9/11 plotters in new york city. after that, today's memorial service for pulitzer prize winner jack nelson. later, another chance to see former president george w. bush reflect on his a-year presidency and decisions made during his administration. the u.s. house is back in session tomorrow at 2:00 eastern for legislative business. live coverage of the house is on c-span. the senate also returns tomorrow, continuing work on fiscal year 2010 federal spending for the veterans department and military construction. majority leader harry reid has said the senate may began its healthcare debate later in the week. the senate will gavel in at 2:00 p.m. eastern. live coverage on c-span2. >> c-span's 2010 student camp contest is here. the top prize is $5,000. just create a five-eight minute video on one of our country's greatest st
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Nov 18, 2009 10:00pm EST
where the cases should be brought. >> that assumes that the person is in the united states for one thing and he is not. let me close with this point. you said, and this really bothers me, mr. attorney general, with all due respect. for eight years justice has been delayed for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. i want to put in the record, mr. chairman, ask unanimous consent to enter justice delayed by andrew mckarthy and i'll quote two paragraphs from this. this is chutzpah at large, he writes. the reason there were so few military trials is the tireless campaign conducted by leftist lawyers to derail military tribunals by challenging them in the courts. many of those lawyers are now working for the obama justice deputy and that includes holder who volunteered his services to at least 18 of america's enemies and lawsuits they brought to the american people and it concludes within two years ksm and four fellow war criminals stood ready to plead guilty and proceed to execution and then the obama administration blew into washington. want to talk delay? obama shut down the commission by
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Nov 15, 2009 10:00pm EST
more information on this. he is the commander in chief and the president of the united states. we respect his judgment. let's see what he recommends before we stake out any turf. i want the president to know that that last vote was a heavy lift. and it is heartbreaking, and some people say these people have been staving off invaders for thousands of years, and now we are going to teach them how to fight. but it is important for us to be able to train the afghan army to do better. you have to have a partner. again, let's see what the president has to say. ambassador eikenberry, also general eikenberry, his admonitions were interesting new received by many people. i spoke with him wednesday morning, and i do not believe he had made a decision yet. my understanding is he will make it soon and announce it when it comes back from his trip. so then we will see what he proposes and see how it is received. not to make any predictions about a vote until we know what we are voting on, that is always important. >> one personal question, you come from a family that was both political and prol
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Nov 6, 2009 1:00am EST
to work to get climate change legislation that can get 60 votes through the united states senate, and signed into law. i have worked very hard and you especially have worked hard, madam chairman, as you proceed forward and we will be able to work closely together to craft a bill that would create jobs in sacramento, california and helena, montana. we will craft a bill that will protect yosemite and yellow stone and that decreases our national security, by decreasing dependence on foreign oil and ultimately we will craft a bill that will secure america's economic end and environmental future for generations. i'm pledged to that. >> senator baucus, thank you so much. any colleagues wish to be heard? >> thank you very much, madam chair, and thank you again for your determination through this process. we know how important this big is. and i will be voting to report this bill out of committee, but as i said yesterday, i have a number of amendments that i'm frustrated i wasn't able to introduce because of the procedural barriers put up here by the fact our colleagues have not come to
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